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Loneliness

  1. science of us
    What If We All Took Psychedelics and Meditated?Are we all fruiting bodies of the same fungus?
  2. science of us
    The U.K. Is Treating Loneliness Like a Public-Health IssueBut critics say it’s mostly PR.
  3. loneliness
    Trump Staffers Can’t Get Laid“The last person I would want to be is a single Trump supporter dating in D.C. right now.”
  4. science of us
    7 Therapists on What to Do When You Feel LonelyA new study highlights how widespread loneliness really is. Here’s how to make yourself feel better when it hits.
  5. science of us
    What Loneliness Does to the Human BodyThe feeling takes a physical toll.
  6. A New Study Says Loneliness Turns People SelfishAnd vice versa.
  7. Of Course Some Lonely People Spend Lots of Time on Social MediaMaybe it’s time to stop being surprised by the idea that a lot of heavy social-media users report that they feel lonely.
  8. You Can Be Happy and Lonely at the Same TimeWhy online friendships can’t replace in-person connection.
  9. loneliness
    The Strange Psychology of Why Half a Million Japanese Never Leave Their HomesHikikomori: avoidance of all social contact.
  10. A Little Loneliness Can Be a Very Good ThingIf you use it correctly, that is.
  11. You Can Inherit LonelinessBut it’s complicated.
  12. one neverending pasta bowl please
    Further Proof That the Solution to All Life’s Problems Is Eating a Lot of CarbsItalian police officers are going viral after they cooked pasta for a lonely elderly couple.
  13. getting it
    Feeling Lonely When You’re Single Doesn’t Mean You’re WeakSo why do we keep telling people it’s not?
  14. advice
    Ask Polly: I’m Sick of Being Unhappy and Alone!It’s time to get as far outside yourself as you can.
  15. loneliness
    Lonely People’s Brains Work DifferentlyA finding that can help explain some self-perpetuating cycles.
  16. social psychology
    Why Lonely People Stay LonelyIt’s not because they don’t understand social skills.
  17. studies
    Why You Should Go to the Movies (and Do Other Stuff) AloneNew research suggests that a solo movie or dinner could be a lot more fun than you think.
  18. studies
    Lonely People Like to Binge-Watch TVWho needs friends when you’ve got Friends?
  19. love and war
    Does Living Alone Drive You Mad?Weighing the fantasy of liberation and perpetual self-fulfillment against the nightmare of neuroses and kitty-litter panic.
  20. social psychology
    Kids These Days Have Fewer Friends, But They’re Cool With ThatThey also report less loneliness than teenagers in the early 1990s.
  21. social psychology
    Here’s a Weird Study About Doll Faces and LonelinessThe more we want companionship, the more likely we are to see a face as alive.